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[texts]Why Massachusetts? - Bay State Gas Company
...a promotional brochure setting forth the views of prominent Massachusetts people concerning Massachusetts quality of life and economic opportunity together with supporting text; includes many color photos; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Quality of Life
Downloads: 87
[texts]The moral relations of physical science : an address delivered at the commencement of the medical department of Western Reserve College at Cleveland, March 6, 1850 - Bartlett, Samuel Colcord, 1817-1898
Cover title
Keywords: Technology; Quality of Life
Downloads: 48
[texts]Measuring neighborhood confidence - Boston (Mass.). Office of Program Development
...presents the results of a household survey conducted in the Dorchester, Roxbury and Jamaica Plain sections of Boston; the survey investigates residents' opinions about the future of their rneighborhoods and their perceptions of change in their neighborhoods; the survey also inquired into the process by which residents had chosen their homes and explored the factors influencing that decision, particularly the information soruces they had relied on in buying a home and choosing a neighborhood; ...
Keywords: Quality of life; Home ownership; Quality of life; Public opinion; Quality of life; Quality of life
Downloads: 175
[texts]Massachusetts in perspective - Massachusetts. Dept. of Commerce and Development
...surveys, through pictures, graphs and brief text, the assets and liabilities of MA; refers to industry, transportation, cultural and educational resources, tax structure, etc.; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Quality of Life; Statistics
Downloads: 113
[audio]Francisco Da Costa - John Weiss
Recordings for BVHP Radio
Keywords: poverty; quality of life; bayview
Downloads: 7
[texts]12. Applied Assessment Of Menopausal Quality Of Life   Ankita Gupta
The word “Menopause” literally means the “end of monthly cycles.” Menopause is derived from the Greek     word - mensis meaning -month and pausis meaning cessation. According to Indian menopause society (IMS) research, the average age of Indian menopausal women is 47. 5 years.                 In the present study, the quality of life was assessed in 50 menopausal women aged 40-60 years residing in  Agra city...
Keywords: Menopause; Quality of Life Scale
Downloads: 2
[texts]Desenvolvimento Social e Qualidade de Vida: Algumas Perspectivas de Pesquisa - Simon Schwartzman
Preparado para o "Seminário sobre Política de Desenvolvimento Social", Fundação Getúlio Vargas, Escola Brasileira de Administração Pública, 3 a 5 de setembro de 1973. Publicado em Revista de Ciências Sociais (Fortaleza) 5, 2, 1974, pp. 101-111. Se o fim do desenvolvimento econômico é homem, é necessário poder avaliar se este fim está sendo atingido quando a economia se desenvolve, e em que medida...
Keywords: Social Development; Quality of Life
Downloads: 44
[texts]Young professionals and city neighborhoods - Parkman Center
...presents issues that emerge from recent new migration of young professionals to and from cities; discusses reasons for their choice and their feelings about city life; emphasis is on Boston neighborhoods, especially the South End; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Gentrification; Neighborhood; Quality of life
Downloads: 150
[audio]CONVERSATION WITH HERB IN HERALD SQUARE 10.20 2003 - Renat Zarbailov
Conversation with Herb about the quality of life and mutual understanding. This conversation has been recorded in Herald Square in NYC.
Keywords: mutual understanding; quality of life
Downloads: 62
[texts]Chinatown user survey - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...presents information about the users of Chinatown, who they are and why they use the neighborhood; includes data on place of residence, race and ethnicity (including Chinese, Vietnamese and Cambodian), educational attainment, age distribution, household size, family income, reasons for visiting Chinatown, frequency of visits, frequency of Asians' visits to Chinatown, place of work of Chinatown residents and non-residents, sources of information used by users on activities in the neighborhood,...
Keywords: Public opinion; Quality of life
Downloads: 93
[audio]Acr 2011 Research Update - LupusPRO in Spanish
Learn more about Dr. Jolly's study regarding the translation and validation of the LupusPRO tool in Spanish to measure the quality of life of people with lupus.
Keywords: lupus; quality of life; tool
Downloads: 80
[texts]Quality of life: improving outcomes for persons with serious mental illness - Quality of life improving outcomes for persons with serious mental illness (September 21-22, 2000 : Westborough, Mass.)
Includes bibliographical references
Keywords: Quality of life; Mental illness
Downloads: 17
[texts]Boston: the shining city on a hill - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...promotional brochure briefly describing Boston's economic, social and cultural climate; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Quality of Life; Socioeconomic Conditions
Downloads: 133
[movies]HVAC Technology Improved Our Quality Of Life - DtiCorp.com
Our direct involvement with the HVAC technology can greatly improve our life. By providing us with ways to control the uncertainties of Nature, HVAC technology has certainly allowed us to increase the quality of our lives.
Keywords: HVAC Technology; Quality Of Life
Downloads: 5
[texts]Relationships between traditional and modern values held by Saudi Arabians and perceptions of life satisfaction in old age - Al-jefri, Abdulrahim Houssain
Keywords: Aged; Quality of life; Values
Downloads: 85
[movies]Wellness Community / Depression
a brief collection of interviews with cancer survivors talking about issuses of depression.
Keywords: cancer; depression; health; emotion; quality of life
Downloads: 107
[audio]Simple Rules - MBL
Is life complicated? Are there simple rules to help us cut through the noise?
Keywords: Complexity; simple rules; quality of life; happiness
Downloads: 101
[texts]Boston: looking toward the year 2000: film script - as produced - Urbanimage Corp
...script of a promotional film about the future of Boston and its quality of life; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Community development; Quality of life; Urban renewal
Downloads: 77
[texts]An empirical analysis of quality of life and health in selected regions of West Virginia (Volume 726) - Bukenya, James Obadiah, 1973-
Bulletin (West Virginia University. Agricultural Experiment Station)
Keywords: Quality of life - West Virginia - Statistics
Downloads: 136
[texts]Living longer, living better : the challenge to policymakers : forum before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, second session, Washington, DC, November 21, 2000 - United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging
In folder: Public laws / Hearings / Senate / 106th Congress / 2nd session / 2000 / File #2
Keywords: Quality of life; Older people; Older people
Downloads: 4
[texts]Heaven upon earth - Zabranhi, L. D. H
Plates signed Fr. Schenck or W. Wilding
Keywords: Social problems; Quality of life; Utopias
Downloads: 420
[texts]Why Boston? A good place to live, work and invest - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...provides a profile of the City to representatives of a French auto manufacturing firm (Renault); gives college enrollment figures, commuting times to downtown, population statistics, employment figures, construction details and other data; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Quality of life; Socioeconomic Conditions; Statistics
Downloads: 129
[texts]Some Insights about Gender-Based Violence in the Gauteng City-Region (GCR)
The article draws on a specific slice of data about gender-based violence from a recent Quality of Life (QoL) survey conducted amongst 16,729 respondents in Gauteng. While gender-based violence comes in multiple forms, the focus of the survey was on spousal or partner violence. The survey posed a provocative statement to respondents about the circumstances under which a man is justified in hitting or beating his wife/partner, i.e...
Keywords: Gender-based Violence; Quality of Life; South Africa; Gauteng
Downloads: 19
[texts]ERIC ED350556: The Relationship between Internal Locus of Control and Rehabilitation Prognosis. - ERIC
Studies involving the importance of internal locus of control on the rehabilitation process of any illness or disability tend to have numerous methodological problems. The subject groups selected and the indexes of outcome, as well as the manipulation of treatment, structures cause limited generalizability. Different studies contradict each other probably too frequently for strictly scientific purposes...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Locus of Control; Quality of Life; Rehabilitation; Research
Downloads: 3
[texts]Patient characteristics as predictors for the psychosocial functioning and quality of life of implantable cardioverter defibrillator recipients - Lewis, Tara Lynn Saia
Keywords: Defibrillators, Implantable; Social Support; Quality of Life; Patients--psychology
Downloads: 137
[texts]The impact of political and social forces on design in america - Logue, Edward J
...text of a speech given to a gathering of architects at Princeton University commenting on the decline in good architecture and design in general, the forces that lead to mediocre public buildings, and what should be done to improve the situation so as to improve the quality of American life; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Logue, Edward J; Architecture; Quality of life; City planning
Downloads: 108
[texts]Massachusetts cultural agenda, progress report and preliminary findings - Massachusetts Cultural Alliance
...a detailed progress report on an effort to "help create more vital communities and enrich the lives of Massachusetts citizens by bringing together diverse sectors - culture, business, education and government - to create a shared vision and mutually owned agenda for statewide cultural development for the next decade."; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Art; Arts; Culture; Music; Quality of Life; Theater
Downloads: 94
[texts]Report of findings: 1978 urban renewal survey of the south end (Volume Summary) - Consensus, Inc
...this quality of life survey of the residents of Boston's South End neighborhood includes the following: a demographic profile, a housing profile, a definition of neighborhood boundaries as they exist in the minds and behavior patterns of South End residents, a profile of the sources of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and representation on which South End residents rely for spokesmanship, assistance and advocacy in their dealings with government and society, a description of South End resid...
Keywords: Political participation; Public opinion; Quality of life; Socioeconomic Conditions
Downloads: 145
[texts]Boston summer program 1966/1969 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a brief description of a BRA community improvement program involving students in which they received wages in exchange for helping to improve the quality of life in various neighborhoods; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Boston Redevelopment Authority; Community development; Neighborhood; Quality of life; Students
Downloads: 57
[texts]Just a start / midway summer 1967 - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a brief report on this youth program for improving the quality of life in Boston's South End; provides statistics on housing rehabilitation projects by type and data on playground/tot-lots construction and rehab; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Community development; Quality of life; Youth Programs
Downloads: 106
[texts]Just a start program, south end urban renewal area - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a report on a cooperative urban renewal effort to improve the quality of life in the South End; describes the program accomplishments for 1966 and sets forth a program for 1967; a brief two year report on this program is kept on BRA/1913; copies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Community development; Quality of life; Youth Programs
Downloads: 111
[texts]Impacts of housing development on community and region - Massachusetts. Metropolitan Area Planning Council
...this paper serves as background information for developing strategies related to housing / neighborhood preservation and development for the metropolitan Boston region; covers fiscal benefit / cost to municipalities, environment, energy and other natural resources, transportation, social impacts, and overall impacts; presents conclusions reached; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Cities and Towns; Municipal Finance; Quality of Life
Downloads: 72
[texts]Report of findings: 1978 urban renewal survey of the south end - Consensus, Inc
...this quality of life survey of the residents of Boston's South End neighborhood includes the following: a demographic profile, a housing profile, a definition of neighborhood boundaries as they exist in the minds and behavior patterns of South End residents, a profile of the sources of the Boston Redevelopment Authority and representation on which South End residents rely for spokesmanship, assistance and advocacy in their dealings with government and society, a description of South End resid...
Keywords: Political participation; Public opinion; Quality of life; Socioeconomic Conditions
Downloads: 215
[texts]Boston model cities: an urban lab for the people - Boston Model Cities Administration
...describes a five year urban renewal social program to improve the quality of life in Boston's Roxbury, Jamaica Plain and Dorchester neighborhoods that will involve child day care, health services, education, business opportunities, better sanitation, drug prevention and job training; a copy of this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Community development; Quality of life; Social service; Urban renewal
Downloads: 313
[texts]Highland park 1630-1977 - Saunders, Roslyn
...a brief history of the Highlands area of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood; includes a history of the Roxbury Action Program (RAP) in Highland Park (1969-1977) to improve the quality of life in the area through various urban renewal programs such as affordable housing rehabilitation and by promoting black culture; also describes it's citizen participation role in the Southwest Corridor project; photocopies of this item were in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Housing; Political participation; Property Rehabilitation; Quality of life; Roxbury Action Program (RAP); Quality of life; Urban renewal
Downloads: 114
[texts]Director's report to the board of the Boston redevelopment authority regarding the New England medical center garage proposal submitted to chinatown/south cover neighborhood council, New England medical center - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...this report resulted from neighborhood opposition to this development proposal; it supports the need for more housing and improved quality of life in this downtown Boston area; presents background on the proposal and it's impact on Chinatown; gives statistics on Chinatown's population, housing, income, employment, environment and open space and traffic; presents the parking needs for this health facility and compares them to medical Area Service Corporation's (MASCO's) and MA General Hospital...
Keywords: Quality of life; Development Projects; Housing; New England Medical Center, Boston (Mass.); Parking garages; Quality of life; South Cove, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 104
[audio]Pediatric Lupus Health Related Quality Of Life - Lupus Foundation of America
The Lupus Foundation of America's Michael Jon Barlin Pediatric Lupus Research Program provides funding to facilitate research related to childhood lupus.  Dr. Hermine Brunner, Professor of Pediatrics at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital,  has received funding from the Lupus Foundation of America to conduct research on health-related quality of life in children and adolescents with lupus.  In this podcast, she discusses her research in this important area. 
Keywords: pediatric lupus; cSLE; HRQOL; health related quality of life; lupus research; lupus foundation of america
Downloads: 46
[texts]What time is this station? - Museum of Afro-American History (Boston, Mass.)
...a description of a 12 month community exposition project funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and to be centered in the Dudley Station area of Boston's Roxbury neighborhood; the project is intended to improve the image of the area and would feature historical exhibits, concerts, street fairs, educational programs, etc.; this item was in the BRA collection..
Keywords: Cultural Events; Dudley Station Area, Boston (Mass.); Exhibitions; Quality of life
Downloads: 114
[texts]Quality of Life as Defined by Chinese Americans with Disabilities: Implications for Rehabilitation Services (Volume Occasional Paper) - Nan Zhang Hampton and Vickie Chang
ii, 14 p. ; 28 cm.
Keywords: Chinese Americans with disabilities; Quality of life -- United States; Chinese Americans -- Social conditions
Downloads: 18
[texts]ERIC ED305812: What Worries Individuals with Mental Handicaps: A Pilot Study. - ERIC
A pilot study on daily occurrences and events which cause worry, or pose a problem, difficulty, or bother to a sample of 18 adults diagnosed as mentally handicapped was carried out at the Vocational and Rehabilitation Research Institute, a demonstration and research facility for adults diagnosed as mentally handicapped. A questionnaire was designed and structured interviews were conducted. The frequency of reported worries was determined with respect to 36 previously identified stressful events ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adults; Anxiety; Mental Retardation; Psychological Patterns; Quality of Life
[texts]ERIC ED306500: Self-Complexity, Daily Events, and Perceived Quality of Life. - ERIC
Recent research has demonstrated that self-cognitions can play an important role in physical and emotional well-being. One important aspect of self-cognition concerns the complexity of self-representations. This study tested the hypothesis that self-complexity, as assessed by Linville's self-trait sorting task, would moderate the effects of positive and negative daily events on the perceived quality of life in undergraduate subjects (N=163)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Higher Education; Quality of Life; Self Concept
[texts]ERIC ED323753: Three Refugee Women: Their Stories. - ERIC
In this newsletter issue the stories of three Southeast Asian (Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese) refugee women are told that describe their exodus from their countries to America and what their experiences have been, so far, in this country. The women also describe what they look for in their future. (GLR)
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adjustment (to Environment); Expectation; Females; Foreign Countries; Life Events; Quality of Life; Refugees; Reminiscence
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED350501: The Determinants of Quality of Life on College Campuses. - ERIC
This study investigated the relationship between psychological sense of community and various personal and contextual factors (e.g., gender, race, major department and residence) at a public university in the eastern United States. Undergraduate students (N=2,047) responded to a questionnaire targeted to a student body of 10,500 that assessed demographics, sense of belonging, and departmental climate...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Environment; College Students; Community Satisfaction; Higher Education; Quality of Life; Sex Differences
Downloads: 3
[audio]Rationing and medicine: what price life? (30th October 2010) - Institute of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2010, Battle for Medical Ethics, Royal College of Art, London Speakers: Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, chairman, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Raymond Tallis, former professor of geriatric medicine, University of Manchester; fellow, Academy of Medical Sciences; author, thirty medical and non-medical books including Hippocratic Oaths: medicine and its discontents John Harris, Lord Alliance Professor of Bioethics, University of Manchester; joint editor-in-ch...
Keywords: battle of ideas; 2010; NICE; medicine; NHS; health; drugs; quality of life; rationing
Downloads: 24
[audio]Angina.org homepage slideshare - Prof M Chester for Virtual Angina
narrative to explain the nature of NRAC's patient-centred service
Keywords: patient-centred; angina; cardiac procedures; alternative; refractory angina; national expert; bypass; angioplasty; stent; quality of life
Downloads: 30
[texts]5. Effect Of SOC.full
India would be the most populous country in the world with more people than in China in about quarter of their land area. From 1020 million (2001) and 1230 million (20110, to a tapered growth of 1800 million (2051) on a fixedquantum of land. The two significant phenomena that occurred during last few decades are Urbanization and metropolitan growth. India has been witnessing massive urbanization during the last six seven decades...
Keywords: Quality of Life; Urbanization Trend; Quality of Living Factors; Urban Human Need; Define QoL
Downloads: 41
[texts]Hyde park: a proposal for an innovative grant for the Boston plan - Boston Redevelopment Authority
...a grant application submitted to the US Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) seeking funds to implement a planning program to improve the quality of life in Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood; includes a brief history of the area and discusses the following issues and presents work plans for 1) neighborhood confidence building, 2) single family homes, 3) modernization of Fairmount Housing Project and 4) redevelopment of Wolcott Square; also includes budget data, project staff organizatio...
Keywords: Boston Plan; Community development; Grant Applications; Quality of life; Wolcott Square, Boston (Mass.)
Downloads: 125
[audio]On Your Plate - Order #4: "Touched by a Hell's Angel" - Dack, 24k, and Clint
The "On Your Plate" theme music is introduced. 24k returns from California. Recorded at his house, topics discussed include California, streakers, CCR, derogatory terms for homosexuals, quality of life issues, and vibrators.
Keywords: California; piss; plate; CA; podcast; theme; streakers; CCR; faggot; medical crisis; quality of life; vibrators
Downloads: 171
[texts]ERIC ED347398: Retirement Satisfaction among Day and Shift Workers. - ERIC
Interviews were conducted with 30 shift workers and 30 day workers in the paper industry to discover differences in their experience of retirement. Each group of 30 workers was further divided (10 workers in each group) into those who had been retired for less than 1 year, those who had been retired for 2-4 years, and those who had been retired for 8-12 years. Life satisfaction was measured using an 18-point scale developed by Lohmann (1980)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Health; Industrial Personnel; Life Satisfaction; Older Adults; Quality of Life; Retirement; Retirement Benefits
Downloads: 2
[audio]Insight: Quality of Life in San Joaquin Valley
Quality of Life: More and more people are moving to the San Joaquin Valley, so it must be a great place to live, right? Or is the Valley just a safe haven from the extraordinary housing costs of the coast? Today on Insight, host Jeffrey Callison will speak with experts about quality of life issues in the Valley; why people are moving there; and how current trends will shape its future. A Recently Discovered Bach Aria has its US premiere in a Modesto art gallery tonight...
Keywords: San Joaquin Valley Quality of Life; Modesto Bach Aria Debut; KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 1,219
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